News published January 2021
“This is the protection we’ve been waiting for” - vaccinations completed across Manchester’s care homes
All of the residents in Manchester’s care homes for older people have received their Covid-19 vaccinations following a huge effort to protect some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.
Help shape the future of Piccadilly
Manchester City Council is today (Monday 25 January 2021) opening up a big conversation about the Piccadilly area which will help shape design proposals for its future.
Brand new hardship fund will give grants to arts freelancers in Manchester
A brand new hardship fund aimed specifically at freelancers who work in the creative and culture sector in Manchester and who have been adversely affected by Covid-19 has been announced.
Get injected- not infected: Message from TV doc Chris Steele
TV regular Dr Chris Steele took his own advice recently -and had his Covid vaccination in Fallowfield, Manchester.
22 May 2017 attack Memorial gets the go-ahead
Planning approval has been granted for the memorial to those who lost their lives in the 22 May 2017 Manchester terror attack.
Whalley Range pharmacist vaccinates his dad against Covid-19
One of the most poignant vaccinations in Manchester has taken place after a Whalley Range pharmacist gave his 79-year-old dad the Covid-19 vaccine.
Mancunians encouraged to “be the light in the darkness” in this year’s moving Holocaust Memorial Day
This year's Holocaust Memorial Day is the 20th time the city has marked the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Your Council, your views – 2021/22 budget options go out for consultation
Manchester City Council are asking people in the city to give their views on options for how it will save around £50m in 2021/22.
Army of volunteers prepares to support Manchester mass vaccination programme
More than 1,000 people have come forward to support efforts in Manchester to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of patients.
Deadline this week to apply for September primary school places
Parents and carers of children who are due to start school for the first time this Autumn are being urged to make sure they get their applications in for a school place before the fast-approaching deadline of 5 pm this Friday 15 January.